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How To Design Your Freelance Life So You Win (London)

  • Cecil Sharp House 2 Regent's Park Road London, England, NW1 7AY United Kingdom (map)

How To Design Your Freelance Life So You Win.


A One Day Workshop with Ian Sanders at Cecil Sharp House, London on Friday 27th September 2019.


Quick Read.

Running a startup of one is not about surviving, but thriving in your new found freedom. 

You have to learn to say no as well as yes.

You have to learn how to switch off.

How to deal with worry.

You need a system that stops you from being busy.

And makes sure you spend time on what you are good at.

Enter Ian

Ian was no different to you. He was very successful in building his career, and after a few years he ended up as a managing director for a radio studio business in London.

But there was a problem. His health and sanity were suffering. When he weighed up having to take medication to keep himself healthy, or choosing a different path which he was in control of, he pulled the emergency cord and quit his job and began building his company of one.

That was in December 1999. Before WiFi, before co-working spaces, and before there was such a thing as the Gig Economy.

Design Your Life So You Win.

Now he’s put together a survival guide to help you get there. He’s gone ahead of you and cleared the way.

He’ll take your hand and guide your leap. Give you the confidence to land on two feet. 

Here he shares with you everything he’s learned to help you forge your own path into a successful future Startup of One.

Build A Life, Not A Business. 

"For me, a job where I can work how and where it suits me - and make time to walk the dog on the beach, skip out for lunchtime swims - that’s my dream. And it’s what I do."

But that comes from design, not by just wishing it.


This Workshop is for you if:

You're entering the world of freelance. You've already entered the world of freelance but finding it difficult to win. You're not sure yet. You're supporting someone who is.

But it’s precisely because you’re on your own you have to rely on yourself that it can be so hard. 

You need resilience, imagination, a human-touch, an indefatigable strength to keep going when it gets tough... 

You need to know what to do to fuel you. What to do to give you an edge. How to get noticed. What to do when you need to re-invent yourself. How to live the life you want. And enjoy the freedom you deserve.

You will learn:

  • How to design a work life around who you really are

  • How to build resilience, to not give up when times are tough

  • How to beat loneliness

  • How to not get stuck in a rut and try new things

  • How to make the most of flexibility and not get shackled to a desk

  • How to use your surroundings as a creative canvas and to get inspired

  • How to meet new people and find new opportunities

  • How to get back up when you fall down

  • How to beat imposter syndrome

  • How to structure your time

  • How to sell yourself

  • How to knuckle down and be your own taskmaster

  • How to stand out from the crowd: be better than the competition

  • How to get out of Freelance Fatigue: when you get stuck in a negative rut with no self belief

  • How to know to choose the right work

  • How to define success beyond the spreadsheet

Click on the link to book your ticket.